Cricketer turned analyst Aakash Chopra has divided his examination on the uneven game among India and Sri Lanka which occurred at the Greenfield Global arena in Thiruvananthapuram on Sunday, January 15.
It was a dead elastic, taking everything into account as India had previously fixed the series by dominating the initial two matches. Group India won the throw and decided to bat first on a precarious wicket where the ball was keeping low. India tracked down their stars in Virat Kohli and Shubman Gill as the two of them scored hundreds of years to take India to a sum of 390/5 after 50 overs.
Aakash Chopras unleashed devastation on the Sri Lankan players and didn’t allow them even a distant opportunity of sinking into the game. Siraj bowled his full quantity of ten overs and took four essential wickets and furthermore affected a sharp run-out. Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav gave the pacer full help, scalping two wickets each, as Sri Lanka fell inside 22 overs itself. India didn’t need the administrations of Axar Patel and Washington Sundar.
According to Aakash Chopra, the Lankan Lions lost the game to a person as Virat Kohli and couldn’t show character by any stretch of the imagination as a unit.
“Does somebody call this a match? Groups don’t make however many runs as what Sri Lanka lost by, what’s going on with you? Virat Kohli scored 166 and the resistance group scored 73, you lost to only one person. A 317-run win, groups don’t score 317 runs nowadays. You lost the series 3-0.”
While exploring the match on his YouTube channel, Aakash Chopra referenced about how prevailing India were and the way that difficult the wicket was to bat on.
“I read on a Pakistani handle that Babar Azam would score no less than 25 centuries on these pitches. It was anything but a simple pitch to bat on by any stretch of the imagination, and these discussions are refuse. On the off chance that the pitch was level, even Sri Lanka would have given a battle or verge on scoring 300 runs least as opposed to collapsing for under 75.”
Aakash Chopra additionally raised the worry concerning why there was exceptionally less group for an ODI in a city like Thiruvananthapuram. As per Aakash, the less group in the arenas could have been a direct result of the shortfall of old neighborhood most loved Sanju Samson from the ODI crew.
“ODI cricket, by and by, isn’t energizing to look for myself and how might it function assuming that this is how things have been? Not many individuals came to the Thiruvanthapuram ground too. Was it a dissent for Samson’s nonattendance or was it since it was a dead elastic yet we anticipated that more individuals should come, it was a Sunday,” he further added.